Auction House

Auction: Modern Art

05. December 2017, 6:00 pm

Object overview
Object

0339

Albert Birkle*

(Berlin 1900 - 1986 Salzburg)

„Self portrait with leather jacket“
1932
oil on cardboard
70 × 52 cm
signed on the lower left: A. Birkle
inscribed by the artist on the reverse: Albert Birkle / "Selbstbildnis"
artist label with work number 24 on the reverse
inscribed by the artist on the lower margin on the reverse: "Erste Isolierung 25. IV. 32 sehr stark saugend"

Provenance

Gertrud Fey, Berlin, acquired directly from the artist;
private property, Wiesbaden

Literature

Das innere Reich, Zeitschrift für Dichtung, Kunst and deutsches Leben, 1. Jg., 10. Heft, Januar 1935, Hrsg. Paul Alverdes and Karl Benno von Mechow, Munich, ill. p. 1241;
Salzburger Illustrierte, I/4, 25. Juli 1936, hrsg. von Bilder-Zeitung GmbH, Vienna/Salzburg, p. 11, ill. 5;
Richard Bie, Albert Birkle. Der Künstler and sein Werk, in: Illustrierte Zeitung, no. 4799, 4. März 1937, Leipzig, ill. p. 264;
Sylvia Kraker, Albert Birkle 1900-1986 with einem Werkkatalog, Innsbruck 1992, WV-Nr 550;

We thank Roswitha and Viktor Pontzen, Archive Albert Birkle, for their kind support. The work will be included to the catalogue raisonnée (under the number 215), which is under preparation.

Estimate: € 10.000 - 20.000
Result: € 10.000
Auction is closed.